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to the early 1800s when people first realized that the build-up of human cities creates a heat island. it has been proven that areas where there are paved surfaces where you have lots and lots of people, it is a combination of all the asphalt and concrete and the civilization, it holds heat. heat. if you notice our temperatures at reagan national, they are usually four, five, sometimes eight or 10 degrees warmer than out at dull list which is just 30 miles to our west. >> sure. -- out at dulles which is just 30 miles to our west. >> sure. >> the bigger the city, the bigger the discrepancy, new york city, dallas, places like that. it is a couple of things. i'll let tucker explain this. >> i just want to quickly show this map. what i'm trying to show here, not going to do a very good job, but that is new york city and what they've done here is they've done satellite imaging. see the darker spots, that is the cooler areas of the city. that is staten island there on your bottom left and manhattan. you can kind of see central park. >> okay. >> if we show the next map, it corresponds directly to wh
in the 1990s and died. economist andrew bremer was the first director of the d.c. control board set up to oversee the financial management of the city. his appointment was controversial and drew the ire of then mayor marion barry but d.c.'s huge deficit was turned into a $300 million surplus under bremer's leadership. he was also the first african- american to sit on the federal reserve board. andrew bremer was 86 years old. >>> coming up next, we'll go live to fox business network in new york. we'll find out how many teens say they have an iphone. >> as we go to break, you know babies born today will have a special birthday. it is 10-11-12. studies have shown most babies are born in august or september. one harvard researcher crunched numbers and said september 16th was the most common birthday. >> my son's birthday is september 15th. >> really? >> you missed it by one day. b >> you were so close, tony. >> we're back in just a moment. take away his toys and he'll play with a stick. take away their bikes and they'll still find a way to get where they're going. but if take you away earl
look at the scene there this morning -- for a look at the scene there this morning. >> first, a look at how the storm is affecting new york city where there is major concern about storm surge there. enough watt they're could flood the subway system. we'll have more when fox 5 morning news continues. -- enough water there that it could flood the subway system.  my name is julian bond. i know a little something about fighting for what's right and just. maryland's gay and lesbian families share the same values and they should share in the right to marry. i believe people of faith understand this isn't about any one religious belief. it's about protecting the civil right to make a lifelong commitment to the person you love. join me in supporting question 6. it's the right thing to do. >>> welcome back to fox 5 morning news. we continue to track hurricane sandy in new york where all train, subway and bus service has been shut down because of the risk of flooding. schools in the big apple are all closed. the big earth concern is the tidal surge which could reach up to 11 feet in parts of
to hit the biggest city in the u.s. in recorded history. in new york city, south of 39th street, it is in the dark this morning. and a dangerous construction crane dangles over midtown forcing evacuations. and for the first time since 1888, the stock exchange is shut for a second day. the storm is blamed for 16 deaths in the u.s. and canada. from washington to boston, subways, buses, train and schools are all shut down. more than 7,000 flights are grounded. >> one of the big of the stories coming out of new york is this raging fire in queens. it haened overnight in the beach side community of breezy point. at least 50 homes we understand were destroyed. the fire went to six alarms with some 120 firefighters involved in fighting the fire. it is unclear right now how it started. >>> we were pared the worst of what sandy had to offer but there is still some damage out there. >> because of that, there are still many closings this morning. in fact, metro is closed again. that includes metrorail, metrobus and metro access. we are hoping to get an update later on today. >> federal gove
city. this man was never even close to getting off the ground. we'll explain coming up. ain co . >> but first, would you be ready if we got hit by another earthquake? what is happening today to make sure everyone is ready. fox 5 morning news is back in just a moment. maryland schools are number one in america because we invest in them. but we can do even more. every year marylanders spend five hundred and fifty million dollars at casinos in other states. question 7 keeps that maryland money in maryland through expansion of gaming in maryland. it will mean hundreds of millions of dollars for our schools. as governor, i can promise you, that money will go to education. that's the law and that's what we'll do. vote for question seven. [ sally umlaut ] it's greek-style yogurt. thick, scrumptious, and more protein than those regular yogurts. are those almonds i see in the corner thingy? caramelized almonds i think you'll find. well, who wants ordinary run-of-the-mill almonds when you could have the caramelized kind? if i was this girl, i'd caramelize my whole apartment. weird. this
was ignored. >>> tomorrow, the vice presidential contenders face off in their first and only debate. vice president joe biden and republican rival paul ryan will work to boost number at the polls. the city of danville, kept ken is hope fig boost as wellle stores there stocking up on politically themed items and has been a huge spruce-up with streets being repaved and no signs being put up as well. it will be held at center college. >>> think back for a minute to the last inauguration. >> it was cold. >> it was brutally cold. remember all of this? the record-setting crowds? the next big day isn't too far away and metro has a plan in place. we'll have more on that coming up next. >> first, we'll check in with tucker for your forecast. nice warm-up heading our way today and tucker will have the details on it when we come back. [ kreg smith ] i'm third generation military. i served in the army, two tours over there. when i got back from iraq, i was searching for new jobs. [ lionel hamilton ] veterans make great employees, because you know they've already got expertise and they've got job skil
. >> dave, when is the nationals first game? >> it will be sunday against either atlanta or st. louis. >> we don't know what time though. >> we don't know what time or what city. that is most we can do at this point. >> i was there yesterday. teddy was awesome. >> i forgot for a second. >> bigger deal that teddy won than the nationals. >> i think so. the nats have been winning all season. >> we've gotten spoiled. let's get to the weather and then we have a fun ask tony and tucker. i think it's fun. the good news is we'll get the rain over with early. i think much of the day will be rather dry but the next couple of hours here, we'll have a lot of clouds with some on again, off again showers. this particular radar is alittle aggressive. i don't think much of this is touching the ground. we do have areas with the rain showers just east of washington pushing into prince george's county and there is a line generally here north to south from southern pennsylvania down into southern maryland. you are getting some light rain showers. what is so funny? >> oh, my mic is on. >> yeah. shower activity p
and to the west of the city this morning. places like dumb less, 37 at this hour. it is quite cool out there. definitely a jacket here for the first part of your day. as is typical this time of year, we'll warm up with the sunshine during the day and it should be a very pleasant afternoon for you. forecast highs, upper 60s and low 70s. we'll go 72 here in town. lots of sunshine and we should be nice and dry. coming up in just a couple of minutes, i'll look at the seven- day forecast and ask tony and tucker, a good weather question today. >> do we get a hint? >> no. >> he says it is a good question. >> i'm just glad i'm up here for it. >> you don't usually get to come up for this. >> i'm committed. >> it is exciting. >> let's get traffic now with julie wright. >> taking a peek at what is happening in virginia, the northbound side of i-95 i where we find the chopper now. headed north, you will find delays leaving stafford from 630 courthouse road headed up towards quantico. back on the brakes continuing northbound leaving dale city continuing through woodbridge. this is where we find sky fox h
reviews. >> go see looper. >> or see paranormal activity, the first one. >> back to you guys. >> society first one is a prequel to the second -- how is the weather, tucker? >> we've got the showers winding down. got some showers just south of the city. we'll start with that. but the trend here is to dry things out over the next several hours. showers still falling just south and west of washington. getting into oldtown alexandria. getting further south, some thunderstorm activity crossing the potomac into maryland. this is going to kind of push across prince george's county, calvert county, perhaps ann run del county as it is moving through. you might hear a couple of rumbles of thunder. just saw some locally heavy rain. most of the shower activity is to north and east of us. there is that last little batch of moisture. i think by late this morning, we'll see some breaks in the clouds and a decent amount of sun this afternoon. kind of partly to mostly sunny here by late afternoon. look at that huge swirl out there in the atmosphere out to our west. and that will be a big player in our we
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